For every ghost story that I've written about, there are at least two more which either didn't make it into any current book due to time restraints and/or incomplete information or, because of discrepancies found during my extensive research, ended up getting dropped before they were even finished. Sadly, one story that never made it … Continue reading Gay Bed & Breakfast of Very Mild Terror: Christopher’s by the Bay in Provincetown
Over the past decade, numerous anonymous people have mentioned queer ghost stories worth looking into: bridges known locally for high suicide rates, scary sites of hate crimes, haunted bars in various cities around the world, and plenty of rumored-to-be-gay individuals haunting well-known places. Without specific details (and sometimes, no specific locations), these vague recollections still … Continue reading The Mysterious Multo Parlorista: Unsolved Trans Murder in Manila?
We all know the immortal rhyme created after the horrific Fall River double homicide in 1892: "Lizzie Borden took an ax, and gave her mother forty whacks..." It was (allegedly) a hatchet, of course. And certainly not the double-headed ax adopted by the lesbian feminist movement in the 1970s. While the symbol has no connection … Continue reading Lizzie’s Labrys: The Murky Sexuality Behind the Borden Murders